intimidate : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v make timid or fearful
Her boss intimidates her
- v to compel or deter by or as if by threats
- Pro-government groups use violence to intimidate Iranians who have protested the presidential election results.
- Most people think football coaches have to scream and intimidate.
- The seven-year hiatus from elite level training didn't intimidate Torres from coming back; it just made her hungrier for a race.
News & Articles
- The Spillover from Data-Mining
U.S. government officials (and many mainstream pundits) assure Americans that there’s nothing to fear from the electronic surveillance aimed at “terrorists,” but some intelligence experts say the new techniques could ultimately intimidate people from participating in democracy, as author Christopher Simpson tells Dennis J Bernstein.
June 11, 2013 - consortiumnews.com
- Amid talk of sources' chill, some see NSA revelations as needed pushback
Just a few weeks ago, media experts were warning that the Obama administration's secret tracking of phone calls of Associated Press reporters and criminal targeting of a Fox News correspondent's contacts with a source would intimidate government officials and make it harder for journalists to perform crucial watchdog functions.
June 11, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
- Zalmay Khalilzad in USA Today
US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad said the attack was "an example of what the forces of evil will do to intimidate the Iraqi people."
- Henry Waxman in International Herald Tribune
I do not know your intent in making this statement, but under one interpretation it can be seen an attempt to intimidate a federal law enforcement official in the performance of his official duties,Waxman wrote. "It is not your client's...
- Tim Clark in USA Today
I was really working hard to keep myself calm and try to play my own game,Clark said. "I put a lot of iron shots pretty close, and I think perhaps he wasn't expecting that or not. But I don't think I'm ever going to intimidate Tiger Woods,...